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The best PD comes from your professional learning network

The best PD comes from your professional learning network

10/05/2017

Topics: professional learning

The ISTE Standards for Educators challenge teachers to become leaders, creators and facilitators of dynamic or transformative…

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4 coaching resources to help teachers take charge of their professional development

4 coaching resources to help teachers take charge of their professional development

09/22/2017

Topics: professional learning

Educator empowerment is a thread that runs through all of the ISTE Standards for Educators, particularly with the Leader standard. 

But Instructional Technology Coach Gregory Gilmore says a…

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5 ways to help students become innovative designers

5 ways to help students become innovative designers

09/13/2017

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Young children are naturally curious and creative, but they need adults who foster and encourage creativity, innovation and entrepreneurism.

In fact, the ISTE Standards for Educators

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4 myths (and 4 truths) about empowered learners

4 myths (and 4 truths) about empowered learners

08/23/2017

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In a world of rapid change, the ultimate goal of education should be deep, authentic learning that prepares students for life in a global, high-tech society.

This learning can be amplified and supported through strategies and practices that empower learners.

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Turn passive learners into leaders by letting students teach!

Turn passive learners into leaders by letting students teach!

07/19/2017

Topics: Tools

As a teacher of Spanish, I am always looking for innovative ways to encourage student choice and make my students feel valued. I provide experiences that help them use technology to improve their foreign language skills and produce a more authentic and meaningful representation of what they…

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What does a digital age education leader look like?

What does a digital age education leader look like?

06/25/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

In 2016, ISTE updated the ISTE Standards for Students, which further a vision for empowered, student-driven…

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4 things we (re)learned from the ISTE Standards for Educators

4 things we (re)learned from the ISTE Standards for Educators

06/24/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

As Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs), we were among thousands of education professionals who weighed in during the past year on the refresh of what would become the ISTE Standards for Educators. This effort to refresh the…

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Here' 's what the ISTE Standards for Students look like in 5 #RemakeLearning projects

Here's what the ISTE Standards for Students look like in 5 #RemakeLearning projects

06/19/2017

Topics: 1:1, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Flipped learning, Gaming, ISTE Conference & Expo, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Online learning, professional learning, Project-based learning, STEM & STEAM, Technology infrastructure, Tools

The new ISTE Standards for Students, released in 2016, were developed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process of exploration, creativity and discovery no matter…

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Empower students in a collaborative, flexible learning environment

Empower students in a collaborative, flexible learning environment

05/11/2017

Topics: Learning spaces, Personalized Learning

Creating active, flexible learning spaces is often associated with modern designs and stylish furniture. But there is a far more important component than sleek desktops and brightly colored…

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5 tech tools that complement ISTE Standards

5 tech tools that complement ISTE Standards

12/13/2016

Topics: Standards

Like many teachers, I’m always searching for ways to adapt my teaching and learning to the digital age. When used according to the ISTE Standards, the right technology tools can help every…

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